B.C. ELEPHANTS STOMP THROUGH EDUCATION

by Geoff Olson The late Texan journalist Molly Ivins once wrote that “the truth, that little slippery bugger has the oddest habit of being way to hell off on one side or the other: it seldom nestles neatly halfway between any two opposing points of view.” “It’s of no help to either the readers or … Continue reading B.C. ELEPHANTS STOMP THROUGH EDUCATION

THE “GREAT WAR” WASN’T SO GREAT

by Geoff OlsonPublishers and broadcasters have a hankering for anniversaries.  From Darwin’s 200th birthday to the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ first appearance in America,  the celebratory stuff makes for cheap content filler. But the continuing media commemorations of World War 1 seem like a rebranding of humanity’s first shot at mass suicide.A Google News … Continue reading THE “GREAT WAR” WASN’T SO GREAT